Take a tour around a Georgian country house

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The grand living room sets a stylish scene in this elegant Georgian country home. Smart upholstery is teamed with classic-style furniture pieces for a formal look. An impressive large mirror adds interest to the corner of the room.

Get the look: Find this sofa at Cargo and patterned cushions at Dunelm Mill. The walls are painted in London Stone by Farrow & Ball, a colour that highlights the plasterwork around the mirror.

1/11 Georgian country home

beautiful living room with sofa set and colorful pillow

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2/11 Stylish hallway

stylish hallway with chandelier

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This large hallway makes a stylish entrance, with a pale colour palette adding to the sense of spaciousness. The black banisters add definition and an ornate chandelier creates an attractive focal point at the top of the stairs.

Get the look: Find a similar console table at Oka.

3/11 Classic style hallway mirror

classic style hallway mirror

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This pretty console table is perfect for the grand hallway. Smart drawers are ideal for clearing away clutter, and matching table lamps are placed symmetrically to continue the formal feel. A large classic-style mirror completes this elegant look.

Get the look: Find stylish French classic-style furniture at The French Furniture Company

4/11 Smart living room

living room with floral print arm chair

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Smart upholstery adds delicate detailing to this reading spot, and matches the dark-wood side table perfectly. A plain wall is livened up by hanging three coordinating pictures horizontally.

Get the look: The armchair and footstool came from Next the side table from Laura Ashley, and the beautiful oak flooring from Deacon & Sandy's.

5/11 Country living room

living room leather sofa with fire place

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The original fireplace is a warm and welcoming feature in this living space. White walls keep the space light, important with the dark-wooden ceiling overhead. Leather sofas continue the cosy winter look, while green cushions inject a splash of colour.

Get the look: The small leather sofas came from John Lewis and Marks & Spencer. The coffee table came from Kit Stone, while the fireguard and logholder were found at Oka.

6/11 Splashback kitchen

kitchen area with white cabinets and black gas top

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A country-style white splashback draws attention to the traditional range cooker in this kitchen. White cabinets have been updated with smart metal handles, and black worktops add definition to the mix of light oak and white-painted furnishings.

Get the look: The kitchen cabinets are from Farrow & Ball, and the tiles are from Welbeck Tiles.

7/11 Sleek kitchen

kitchen dining table with black chairs

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This sleek kitchen-cum-dining room is the ultimate entertaining space. Smart dining chairs have been upholstered in black leather to provide elegant contrast with the pine furniture. Pendant lamps add sophisticated lighting overhead.

Get the look: The walls are painted in Arena by Dulux.

8/11 Welcoming dining room

dining table with flower pot

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Lay the perfect formal table setting with smart place mats to compliment your dining chairs. A pale green table runner and napkins add a splash of colour while two matching plants form an attractive centrepiece.

Get the look: The napkins and placemats came from Bhs, find similar dining chairs at Dwell.

9/11 Calming bathroom

bathroom with brown tiles and bathtub

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The ultimate sanctuary, this bathroom is kept calm and relaxed with ambient lighting, stylish shutters to prevent too much light coming in, smooth limestone tiles and an oversized tub. Go for a double-tap in the centre of the bath so two can share!

Get the look: The limestone bath surround came from Stone Circle and the shutters are from Hillary's. Visit Bhs for a bath stool like this one.

10/11 Traditional living room

living room with cream sofa

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A bespoke storage unit at the back of the master bedroom allows clothes and spare bedding to be kept at bay, while mirrored doors create the impression of more space. A traditional sofa is placed by the cupboard to create the perfect dressing area - and a place for him to sit while you try on outfits!

Get the look: The walls are painted in Joa’s White by Farrow & Ball.

11/11 Relaxing bedroom

bedroom with white wall and floral pillows

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A calm colour palette is ideal for a relaxing bedroom. Textured soft furnishings add interest, while an upholstered headboard keeps the scheme soft and inviting. A storage ottoman at the foot of the bed is a handy seat as well as a handy storage space.

Get the look: The headboard and cushions came from Kelly Hoppen at Bhs, the lamp base from TK Maxx and lampshade from John Lewis. The ottoman, quilted throw and bedlinen all came from The White Company and the curtain fabric was from Laura Ashley.

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Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.